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Recife to Fortaleza Flights

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Recife and Fortaleza airports and terminals

Airports in Recife PE, BR
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    Guararapes Intl (REC)

    Distance from City Center: 0.6 miles

    Carriers for flights from REC to FOR

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    GOL
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Airports in Fortaleza CE, BR
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    Pinto Martins (FOR)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

    Carriers for flights from REC to FOR

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    GOL
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Mercure Fortaleza Meireles Hotel

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Flights to Fortaleza

Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport

If you're on the hunt for affordable flights from Recife, Brazil, Orbitz.com can help. Once you enter your anticipated travel dates into the site's database, you'll receive a number of flight and fare offers from several different airline carriers. You'll then be able to choose the low-cost fare that works best for your budget. You can also search for deals on hotel rooms and rental cars. When your flight leaves Recife, it will be flying out of Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport. The airport is located 6.8 miles from downtown Recife. The airlines servicing this airport include American Airlines, TAP Portugal and Condor Flugdienst. They provide domestic and international flights to destinations around the world, including Miami, Frankfurt and Rio de Janeiro.

Transportation to Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport

There are several ways to get to the airport from town. If you take a taxi from town to the airport, it's going to cost you approximately 25 Brazilian real, or $12.30. There's also an airport bus called the Bordorema Bus Service that travels to and from the city's center to the airport. It will cost you about $2.50.

Parking at the Airport

The airport's parking lot can accommodate over 2,000 vehicles. Short-term parking costs four Brazilian real per hour, or $1.90. The long-term parking rate is $9.85 per day.

Dining at the Airport

There are several dining options at the airport. There's a food court filled with restaurants that serve both Brazilian and continental fare. Cafeteria Palheta and Romar Cafeteria are great places to grab a coffee or breakfast before a flight. Book your cheap flights from Recife through Orbitz.com to get the best travel deals.

Flying to Fortaleza

When you book flights to Fortaleza through Orbitz.com, you'll fly into Pinto Martins International Airport. Located on Avenida Senador Carlos Jereissati, this airport is less than 5 miles from downtown Fortaleza. Several international airlines service this airport, including Air Italy, Avianca Brazil and TAM Airlines.

Transportation within Fortaleza

If you're a traveler on a budget, the most economical way to travel from the airport to your local destination is by bus. Buses cost less than $1 per trip and can be found on the underground floor of the airport. For more convenient transportation, you can hire a taxi on the ground floor of the airport. Taxi fees are fixed, rather than being metered, and cost around $14 per trip. For ultimate flexibility, you can rent a car from Mare Rent-a-Car, Costa Dourada Rent-a-Car or Dunas Rent-a-Car. Car rentals start at around $25 per day, with costs rising with the quality of the vehicle you wish to rent.

Fortaleza Weather

Fortaleza has a tropical climate, with high winds and humidity. A vacation planner should count on warm weather throughout the year. December and January are the warmest months, with temperatures reaching up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. February through May are cooler months, with temperatures below 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The cooler months also have a lot of rain, so bring an umbrella.

Must-See Attractions

Since Fortaleza is located on the coast, tourists may enjoy visiting one of its many beaches, including Jericoacoara Beach and Cumbuco Beach. Those seeking a bit of culture should check out Jose de Alencar Theater and Metropolitana Cathedral. No matter what you do once you're there, you can book cheap flights to Fortaleza through Orbitz.com.

Flight schedule for flights from Recife to Fortaleza on Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
GOL G31653 REC 2:32 AM FOR 3:50 AM 738 1hr 18min
GOL G31323 REC 6:00 AM FOR 7:22 AM 738 1hr 22min
TAM JJ3890 REC 6:50 AM FOR 8:09 AM 320 1hr 19min
GOL G31913 REC 10:20 AM FOR 11:34 AM 738 1hr 14min
GOL G31676 REC 4:10 PM FOR 5:30 PM 73G 1hr 20min
TAM JJ3892 REC 5:10 PM FOR 6:30 PM 320 1hr 20min
GOL G31620 REC 5:32 PM FOR 6:47 PM 738 1hr 15min
TAM JJ3516 REC 8:10 PM FOR 9:21 PM 320 1hr 11min